NYD Webteam: August 2017
The 2017 Methodist Conference, meeting in Birmingham earlier this summer, recognised the challenges and changes facing every community in these islands and the urgent call of God on the Methodist people to share the love of God in Jesus Christ in word and action.
The Conference therefore called on every local church to launch the new Methodist year with a day of prayer and fasting. This could be on 1 September, the official start of our year, or on a date close to it to suit local circumstances.
See more by visiting the Methodist Church website.
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